The self-taught San Franciscan artist Charmaine Olivia is very talented at painting and drawing these modern tattooed Indian/pirate-Pin-up models. She first started drawing with soy sauce on napkins but has since upgraded to paper and paint and now is an artist drawing these beautiful women.
Some more Pin-up Love! Handiedan’s mixed media artworks are delicate cut & paste mixtures wrapped in contemporary antiquity. “She meticulously combines classic pin-ups and movie images with paint, ink, yellowed sheet music, old fashioned playing cards, money, stamps, Chinese papers, old wood, rusted metal and doodles as a
In our favorite Pin-up illustrator serie, here is Gil Elvgren (1914-1980). Elvgren has joined the ranks of George Petty and Enoch Bolles as one of the premiere American pin-up artists. His heroines are often caught in humorous but distressing situations. Too bad that nowadays the garter-belt is not as much as popular…
You know we love Pin-ups ( especially me ! ) and when an editorial uses it as theme (and it looks nice) I have to post it. Here is a preview of the upcoming V Magazine #62
Wow, how amazingly inspirational are the curvy Pin-ups of George Petty ! He was one of the top “cheesecake” illustrators of the 30s and 40s. He began his career with a series of cartoons featuring beautiful girls and their far from handsome beaus.
American Pop Artist, Mel Ramos is famous for his 1960′s paintings of Pin-up calendars and magazines , I Love his series on the Pin-up, its just Amazing!! [little parentheses Pin-ups are arriving strong as a Trend in Fashion Inspiration boards]. His work is humorous as he often poses the women with [...]
wow wow wow ~ There is absolutely no excuse to avoid picking up The December/January issue of French Vogue. Inside the issue is the most brilliant insert of a 2009 pin-up calender shot by Terry Richardson and styled by Carine Roitfeld. It will be on the news stands for …